Section vs Varnish

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Section vs Varnish: What are the differences?

Section: Run compute workloads on a distributed edge. Edge Compute Platform gives Dev and Ops engineers the access and control they need to run compute workloads on a distributed edge; Varnish: High-performance HTTP accelerator. Varnish Cache is a web application accelerator also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. You install it in front of any server that speaks HTTP and configure it to cache the contents. Varnish Cache is really, really fast. It typically speeds up delivery with a factor of 300 - 1000x, depending on your architecture.

Section and Varnish belong to "Web Cache" category of the tech stack.

"Realtime stats" is the top reason why over 9 developers like Section, while over 99 developers mention "High-performance" as the leading cause for choosing Varnish.

Varnish is an open source tool with 907 GitHub stars and 216 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Varnish's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Section
Pros of Varnish
  • 10
    Makes the hard parts of varnish easy
  • 10
    Realtime stats
  • 8
    No more hair pulling configuring caching
  • 8
    Git support
  • 7
    Easy setup
  • 6
    Qa testing
  • 5
    Test Varnish Settings in Dev & Prod
  • 4
    Kibana logs
  • 3
    Graphite out of the box
  • 2
    Professional, rock solid platform, easy to user
  • 104
    High-performance
  • 67
    Very Fast
  • 57
    Very Stable
  • 44
    Very Robust
  • 37
    HTTP reverse proxy
  • 21
    Open Source
  • 18
    Web application accelerator
  • 11
    Easy to config
  • 5
    Widely Used
  • 4
    Great community
  • 2
    Essential software for HTTP

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What is Section?

Edge Compute Platform gives Dev and Ops engineers the access and control they need to run compute workloads on a distributed edge.

What is Varnish?

Varnish Cache is a web application accelerator also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. You install it in front of any server that speaks HTTP and configure it to cache the contents. Varnish Cache is really, really fast. It typically speeds up delivery with a factor of 300 - 1000x, depending on your architecture.

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